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  • Page 2: The Handset At A Glance

    The handset at a glance Talk/ directory key: Top half: Answer a call Initiate dialling Switch from handsfree to "earpiece" mode Bottom half: Open directory Handsfree key: Switch from "earpiece" to handsfree mode Lights up: Handsfree is activated Flashes: Incoming call Message key Accesses the lists of SMS, network mailbox, caller...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Table of Contents The handset at a glance ..... . 1 Safety Precautions ......5 Preparing to use your phone .
  • Page 4 Table of Contents Using the answering machine in the C 150 Base ....... . 40 Operating the answering machine from the base .
  • Page 5 Table of Contents Setting the base ......63 Protecting the telephone from unauthorized access ......63 Changing the loudspeaker volume of the base (C 150 only) .
  • Page 6: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions Only use the power supply unit supplied, as indicated on the underside of the device. Fit only the recommended rechargeable batteries (page 73) of the same type! Use no other types of batteries or non-rechargeable batteries, as they could damage health and cause personal injury.
  • Page 7: Preparing To Use Your Phone

    Preparing to use your phone Preparing to use your phone The pack contains: one Gigaset C 100 or C 150 base one Gigaset C 1 handset, one power supply unit with power cord, one telephone cord, two batteries, one set of operating instructions. Installing the base Hints on installing The base is designed to be operated in enclosed, dry areas at temperatures ranging from...
  • Page 8: Connecting The Base

    Connecting the base Underside of base (enlarged view) Fit the small jack on the phone cord into the socket in the base (it clips into place), Place cord in cable recess, Fit phone jack into phone outlet. Underside of base (enlarged view) Insert the small jack on the power cord into the socket on the underside of the base, Place cord in cable recess,...
  • Page 9: Preparing To Use The Handset

    To open the battery cover, press on the checkered area and slide down. Use only the rechargeable batteries recommended by Siemens on page 73! Never use conventional batteries (non-rechargeable) or other battery types as this may cause significant damage to health and prop- erty.
  • Page 10 Placing the handset into the base and charging the batteries When you place the handset into the base, the handset will register automatically to the base. Proceed step by step as follows: 1. Place the handset in the base with the display up. 2.
  • Page 11: Activating/Deactivating The Handset

    Preparing to use your phone Activating/deactivating the handset To activate the handset, press the 'end call' key tion tone (rising tone sequence). To deactivate the handset, press the 'end call' key again (confirmation tone). The handset activates automatically when placed in the base or charger. Activating/deactivating the keypad lock You can 'lock' the keys on your handset, e.g.
  • Page 12: Operating The Telephone, Menu Guidance

    Operating the telephone, menu guidance Keys Talk/directory key The talk/directory key is a rocker key that has two functions. You press the top half of this key to initiate a call. You press the bottom half of the key to open the directory. Display keys The display keys are the horizontal rocker keys just below the display.
  • Page 13: Correcting Wrong Inputs

    Operating the telephone, menu guidance Correcting wrong inputs After a correct input you will hear a confirmation tone (rising tone sequence), an incor- rect input is indicated by an error tone (falling tone sequence). You can repeat the input. If you have entered incorrect characters in the text, you can correct this as follows: Deleting characters to the left of the cursor with To correct a telephone number or text, use the display keys to the right of the incorrect character.
  • Page 14: Menu Operation, With "Setting Handsfree Volume" As An Example

    Menu operation, with "Setting Handsfree Volume" as an example 1. MENU Press the display key. The menu opens. Press the display key repeatedly until Audio Settings appears on the screen. 3. OK Confirm with the display key. Press the display key repeatedly until Handsfree Volume appears on the screen.
  • Page 15: Date And Time

    Date and Time Date and Time Setting the date and the time Correct date and time settings are essential if you want to know exactly when calls/messages (C 150) were received. [_______________] MENU [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Calender/Clock [_____________________________________________________________] [__________] Date/Time [________] [________] [_________] [_________] Changing the time mode...
  • Page 16: Making Calls

    Making calls Making external calls and ending a call External calls are calls into the public telephone network. You can also press the top half of the tone) and then enter the number. You can use the end call key Inserting a dialling pause You can insert a dialling pause between the prefix and the actual telephone number.
  • Page 17: Calling Line Identification

    Making calls Calling Line Identification When you get a call, you will see the caller's number and/or name displayed on the screen. Preconditions: 1. You have asked your network provider for the caller's number (CLIP) or name (CNIP) to be displayed on your handset screen. 2.
  • Page 18: Handsfree

    Handsfree Activating/deactivating handsfree As soon as you terminate the handsfree mode you switch to 'earpiece mode' and con- tinue the call on the handset. If you wish to place the handset in the base during a call you must press the handsfree key handset in the base.
  • Page 19: Activating/Deactivating Open Listening (Call Screening At The Base) (C 150 Only)

    Making calls Activating/deactivating open listening (call screening at the base) (C 150 only) You can activate the built-in base loudspeaker to allow other people in the room to hear what your external caller is saying. Precondition: A call is in progress. [_______________] MENU either ...
  • Page 20: Using The Directory And Other Lists

    Using the directory and other lists Directory and speed dial list You can store up to 50 entries max. in the directory and the speed dial list (depending on the size of individual entries). The directory makes dialling easier for you. To open the directory, press the bottom half of the key.
  • Page 21 Using the directory and other lists Storing a telephone number in the speed dial list You can assign a digit (0, 2–9) to up to nine entries on your speed dial list. When you press and hold one of these digits, e.g. '3', and press the top half of the immediately connected to the telephone number that is assigned '3'.
  • Page 22 Changing an entry in the directory/speed dial list [__________] [________________] MENU [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Edit Entry [_________] [_______] [________________] MENU [_____________________________________________________________] [__________] Save Entry Deleting a single entry or directory/speed dial list [__________] [________________] MENU either ... [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Delete Entry [_________] or ...
  • Page 23: Last Number Redial List

    Using the directory and other lists Picking a phone number from the directory/speed dial list If you are prompted to enter a telephone number while you are operating your tele- phone, you can use the directory to do this. Precondition: The entry field for external telephone numbers is displayed. [_________] [_________] The telephone number is added to the entry field.
  • Page 24: Opening Lists With The Message Key

    Opening lists with the Message key You can use the Message key 1. SMS list, 2. Answering machine list (only C 150), 3. Messages in the network mailbox (if your network provider supports this function and the network mailbox is configured for fast access, page 51), 4.
  • Page 25 Using the directory and other lists Opening the caller list/answering machine list (only C 150) New calls (caller list) and new messages (answering machine) are shown on screen by Û the letter icon , messages are indicated by an advisory tone as well. either ...
  • Page 26 Viewing an entry in the caller list/answering machine list (only C 150), adding a number to the directory You can view the time when a call arrived and add the telephone number to your direc- tory. Open the caller list/answering machine list and select an entry. Now: [_______________] MENU either ...
  • Page 27 Using the directory and other lists Deleting the caller list Open the caller list (page 24). Now: [______________] MENU [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Delete List Deleting old messages from the answering machine list is explained on page 45. Deleting a single entry from the caller list Open the caller list and select an entry (page 24).
  • Page 28: Sms (Text Messages)

    SMS (Text Messages) You can send and receive SMS text messages (Short Message Service) with your hand- set. You can write, edit, read, delete or forward text messages from any registered hand- set that has SMS functionality. When several handsets are in use at any one time, only one handset can access the SMS function.
  • Page 29: Before You Can Send And Receive Text Messages

    SMS (Text Messages) Before you can send and receive text messages Calling Line Identification (page 16) must be enabled for your phone line. Check with your telephone network provider to make sure that this service is activated on your phone line. You may have to apply for it to your network provider. To receive text messages you must be registered with your service provider.
  • Page 30 Entering the number of an SMS centre, changing the send centre You can enter and change the call numbers of an SMS centre. A previously stored SMS centre number is changed by being overwritten. You should find out about the services and special functions offered by your service pro- vider before you make a new application and/or before you delete pre-configured call numbers.
  • Page 31: Text Message Sending And The Draft Message List

    SMS (Text Messages) Text message sending and the draft message list If a call arrives while you are writing a message, then the message is automatically saved to the draft message list. You can take the call and finish writing or send the message later (page 33).
  • Page 32 Storing text messages Precondition: You have written a text message (page 30) and the input field is open. [_______________] MENU [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Save Text [_________] The message is stored in the draft message list. It can be retrieved and sent at a later time (page 33).
  • Page 33 SMS (Text Messages) Sending a text message to an email address If your service provider supports the 'SMS to email' service, then you can also send your text messages to email addresses. Ask your service provider which settings you must make on your phone and the format in which email addresses must be entered so that he can deliver a text message as an email.
  • Page 34 Opening the draft message list The draft message list shows you: Text messages which you saved before you sent them (page 31), Text messages you could not send because, for example, you were interrupted by an incoming call while you were writing the message. These messages are stored until you delete them.
  • Page 35: Receiving Text Messages And The Incoming Message List

    SMS (Text Messages) Sending or editing text messages in the draft message list Precondition: You have opened a text message in the draft message list to read (page 33). [______________] MENU either ... [_____________________________________________________________] [__________] Write Message or ... [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Use text You can now send the message as described on page 31.
  • Page 36 The display tells you if the message memory is full. Press OK to confirm and delete indi- vidual messages you no longer require from the incoming and draft message list. Opening with the menu [_______________] MENU [_____________________________________________________________] [__________] [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Incoming 01+05 [_________] Viewing the date and time of an incoming text message...
  • Page 37 SMS (Text Messages) Deleting the entire incoming message list This function deletes all new and old text messages in the incoming message list. Precondition: You have opened the incoming message list (page 34). [______________] MENU [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Delete List [_______] Replying to or forwarding text messages While you read a text message you can use the following functions: [______________]...
  • Page 38: Text Messages To Pabx's

    Adding the telephone number of a text message to the directory You can add the telephone number to your directory. Precondition: You have opened the incoming message list and selected a message [_______________] MENU [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Copy to Directory [_________] [________] [_______________] MENU...
  • Page 39: Errors When Sending And Receiving A Text Message

    SMS (Text Messages) Errors when sending and receiving a text message Errors when sending a text message The following error codes are displayed: Error Code Description Calling Line Identification permanently withheld (CLIR). Calling Line Identification not activated. Error occurred during message transfer. Connection to SMS centre failed.
  • Page 40 Self-help with error messages Error Message You cannot send messages. You receive a message whose text is incomplete. The message is played back. Messages are only received during the day. Possible Cause You have not requested the CLIP service (Calling Line Iden- tification Presentation).
  • Page 41: Using The Answering Machine In The C 150 Base

    Using the answering machine in the C 150 Base Using the answering machine in the C 150 Base The Gigaset C 150 has a built-in answering machine that records calls provided it is acti- vated (default setting). It can be operated: from the base, from the handset, from the remote control.
  • Page 42: Operating The Answering Machine From The Handset

    Operating the answering machine from the handset The handset's loudspeaker activates automatically if you receive an acoustic prompt or announcement while operating the answering machine from the handset. Press the top half of the key to deactivate handsfree mode. Activating/deactivating the answering machine [_______________] MENU [__________] [_____________________________________________________________]...
  • Page 43 Using the answering machine in the C 150 Base Recording ends automatically when the max. recording time of 170 seconds is exceeded or there was a break in speech or more than 2 seconds. While recording, you may cancel the announcement by pressing and then record again using the display key If you cancel while recording: –...
  • Page 44 Select announcement mode You can choose between the Answer and Record and the Announce Only mode (if you have recorded the announce only, page 41). For definitions of the terms see page 40. There is one pre-recorded announcement stored in your phone for the Answer and Record mode.
  • Page 45: Playing Messages

    Using the answering machine in the C 150 Base Playing messages The received date and time of each message is logged (provided this function is set, page 14). If Calling Line Identification is activated, then the caller's number or name is displayed.
  • Page 46: Deleting Messages

    Deleting messages You can delete old messages either all together or individually. Deleting all old messages During playback or pause: [_______________] MENU [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Delete all [_________] [________] A new message must be played for 3 seconds before it acquires 'old' sta- tus and can be deleted.
  • Page 47: Operating The Answering Machine While You Are Away From Home

    Using the answering machine in the C 150 Base Activating/deactivating Two-Way Recording You can record an external call with the answering machine. The recording time depends on the length of the messages you have not yet deleted. Precondition: You are conducting an external call. [______________] MENU either ...
  • Page 48 The answering machine tells you whether new messages have been recorded. The mes- sages are now played back. You can operate the answering machine remotely by keying certain digits: Digit Meaning Go to the start of the current message. Go to previous messages (press repeatedly). Stop.
  • Page 49: Setting The Answering Machine Of The C 150 Base

    Setting the Answering Machine of the C 150 Base Setting the Answering Machine of the C 150 Base The answering machine has already been preset at the factory. You can however make individual settings using the handset. Ring delay and charge saving function for remote operation You can set when you want the answering machine to activate.
  • Page 50: Setting The Recording Time

    Setting the recording time You can set the maximum length of a message. The total recording time is up to 15 minutes. [_______________] MENU [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Voice Mail [_________] [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Message Settings [_________] [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Message Length [_________] [__________] [_________] Activating/deactivating call screening While a message is recording, you can monitor the call on the loudspeaker of any hand- set or on the loudspeaker in the base (default).
  • Page 51: Resetting Fast Access On The Answering Machine

    Setting the Answering Machine of the C 150 Base Resetting fast access on the answering machine The (built-in) answering machine is preconfigured for fast access at the factory. How- ever if you have set the network mailbox for fast access (see page 51) you can reset this setting.
  • Page 52: Using The Network Mailbox

    Using the network mailbox The 'T-NetBox' network mailbox is the answering machine in the network operated by your provider ('T-Net'). You cannot use the network mailbox unless you have applied to your provider. Configuring the network mailbox for fast access When fast access is configured, by pressing and holding the select the network mailbox or the built-in answering machine (Gigaset C 150) directly.
  • Page 53: Registering And De-Registering Handsets

    Registering and de-registering handsets Registering and de-registering handsets You can register up to six handsets on your base. A C 1 that is not yet registered on a base is registered automatically. Handsets that belong to the Gigaset 1000, 2000, 3000, 4000 families and handsets made by other manufacturers must be registered manually.
  • Page 54: Manual Registration: Gigaset C 1 On Gigaset C 100 Or C 150

    Manual registration: Gigaset C 1 on Gigaset C 100 or C 150 You must initiate handset registration on the handset and on the base. 1. On the handset [_______________] MENU [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Handset Settings [_________] [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Register Handset [_________] [_______] Base 1 flashes in the display when the system PIN has been entered.
  • Page 55: Manual Registration

    Registering and de-registering handsets Manual registration: Gigaset 1000 to 4000 and other handsets with GAP functionality This section describes how to connect handsets belonging to the Gigaset families, hand- sets A 2, C 2, S 1 or handsets of other devices with GAP functionality to your C 100/C 150 .
  • Page 56: Using Several Handsets

    Using several handsets Internal calls, ending a call Internal calls are calls with other handsets that are registered on the same base. These calls are free. Calling a specific handset or all handsets simultaneously. [________] either ... [__________] or ..
  • Page 57: Changing A Handset's Internal Number

    Using several handsets Changing a handset's internal number A handset is automatically assigned the lowest unassigned number when it is regis- tered (page 52). You can change the internal number of all registered handsets (1–6). [_______] [______________] MENU [_____________________________________________________________] [__________] Edit Handset Number [__________] [_______]...
  • Page 58: Internal Consultation Calls

    Internal consultation calls You can call an internal user (e.g. to consult with him) while speaking with an external caller. You are automatically reconnected to the external user when you end this inter- nal call. [________] [__________] [_______________] MENU [_____________________________________________________________] [__________] Back Accepting/rejecting call waiting during an internal call If you get an external call while conducting an internal call, you will hear the call wait-...
  • Page 59: Handset Settings

    Handset settings Handset settings Your handset is preconfigured, but you can change the settings to suit your individual requirements. Changing the display language You can view the display texts in different languages. [______________] MENU [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Handset Settings [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Language [_________] [_________] If you set the wrong language in error, press MENU...
  • Page 60: Adjusting The Loudspeaker Volume

    Adjusting the loudspeaker volume You can adjust the earpiece volume on three levels (1–3) and the handsfree volume on five levels (1–5) – you can even do this while an external call is in progress. [_______________] MENU [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Audio Settings [_________] [_____________________________________________________________] [__________] Earpiece Volume...
  • Page 61: Adjusting The Ringer Volume

    Handset settings Adjusting the ringer volume [______________] MENU [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Audio Settings [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Ringer Volume [_________] [_________] Ringer off/on All handsets ring when there is an incoming call. You can cancel the ringer on your handset before you answer a call or when the handset is in idle status; the ringer can be cancelled permanently or just for the current call.
  • Page 62: Activating/Deactivating Advisory Tones

    Activating/deactivating advisory tones Your handset uses 'advisory tones' to tell you about different activities and statuses. The following advisory tones can be activated and cancelled individually (the default setting is On). Key click: Every key press is confirmed. Acknowledge tones: –...
  • Page 63: Restoring The Handset Factory Settings

    Handset settings Restoring the handset factory settings You can reset individual settings and changes. Entries in the directory, the caller list and the speed dial list and the handset's registration on the base will be retained. Press to cancel the reset. [______________] MENU [__________] [_____________________________________________________________]...
  • Page 64: Setting The Base

    Setting the base All the settings for the base are made with a registered C 1 handset. Protecting the telephone from unauthorized access You can protect your telephone from unauthorized access by saving system settings for the base with a system PIN which only you know. The system PIN must now be entered for handset registration/de-registration, restoring factory settings, internal activation or barring numbers, for example.
  • Page 65: Changing The Ringer Volume And The Ringer Melody

    Setting the base Changing the ringer volume and the ringer melody (C 150 only) As with the handset, you can choose between different ringer volumes and ringer mel- odies for the base (see page 59). You can also cancel the base ringer. Adjusting the ringer volume on the base: While an incoming call is ringing, press Setting the ringer volume and melody from the handset:...
  • Page 66: Repeater Support

    Repeater support With a repeater you can increase the range and reception strength of your base; the repeater must be registered. To use the repeater you must first activate the repeater mode. This will cancel any calls that are in progress. [_______________] MENU [__________] [_____________________________________________________________]...
  • Page 67 Setting the base Factory settings of the base Number of the SMS centres/Email services Send centre SMS incoming and draft messages list Dialling pause Pause after recall key Pause after line seizure Recall Dialling mode Fast access Functions on the answering machine (C 150 only): Answering machine Messages on the answering machine...
  • Page 68: Connecting The Base To A Pabx

    Connecting the base to a PABX The following settings are only needed when your PABX requires them, please refer to the operating instructions for your PABX. You cannot send or receive text messages on PABX's that do not support Calling Line Identification. Dialling modes and recall The current setting is indicated by Step 1: Changing the dialling mode...
  • Page 69: Setting Pauses

    Connecting the base to a PABX Setting pauses Changing the pause after line seizure You can set the length of the pause that is inserted between pressing the top half of the key and the transmission of the telephone number (the default setting is 3 seconds). [______________] MENU [_______]...
  • Page 70: Appendix

    In many cases, you will then be able to use it again. Questions and Answers If you have any questions about the use of your phone, you can contact us 24/7 at You will find the most frequently asked ques- tions and answers below. What has happened when …...
  • Page 71 Appendix What has happened when … … the incoming call number is not displayed even though CLIP is set? … I hear an error tone (falling tone sequence) when keying an input? … I cannot listen to the net- work mailbox. …...
  • Page 72: Service (Customer Care)

    You can get assistance easily when you have technical questions or questions about how to use your device by using our online support service on the Internet at: or by referring to the section entitled Questions and answers in this manual (page 69).
  • Page 73 R&TTE directive. Excerpt from the original declaration: "We, Siemens AG, declare that the above mentioned product is manufactured according to our Full Quality Assurance System certified by CETECOM ICT Services GmbH in compliance with ANNEX V of R&TTE Directive 99/05/EC. The presumption of conformity with the essential requirements regarding Council Directive 99/05/EC is ensured."...
  • Page 74: Specifications

    Specifications Recommended batteries Nickel-metal-hydride (NiMH): Sanyo Twicell 700 Sanyo Twicell 650 Panasonic 700 mAh GP 700 mAh YDT AAA SUPER 700 VARTA PhonePower AAA 700 mAh Handset operating times/charging times Capacity Standby time (mAh) (hours) approx. 170 (7 days) approx. 13 These operating and charging times apply only when using the recommended batteries.
  • Page 75: Answering Machine Remote Operation (C 150 Only)

    Appendix Answering machine remote operation The functions of the keys for operating the answering machine remotely are the same for all telephones, handsets and tone transmitters. This "credit card" shows you how to remote operate the answering machine from an external telephone (e.g. from a pay phone, hotel etc.) and the meaning of the keys.
  • Page 76 Creating and editing text You can create and edit text in a number of ways: The cursor is controlled with Characters (to the left of the cursor) are deleted with Characters are added to the left of the cursor (page 12). To switch from upper case (first letter upper case, all other letters lower case) to lower case, press before you key in the letter.
  • Page 77: Accessories

    Accessories Accessories Gigaset Handset C 1 Graphic display with date and time Directory for around 50 entries Handsfree SMS (CLIP must be enabled) Gigaset Handset S 1 Large illuminated graphic display with date and time Directory for around 200 entries Full duplex grade handsfree SMS (CLIP must be enabled) EATONI predictive text...
  • Page 78 All accessories and batteries are available from your mobile phone retailer. Or you can order direct online from the my-siemens Online Shop: The Online Shop also has the latest product information. Gigaset Handset C 2 Graphic display with date and time...
  • Page 79: Menu Tree

    Menu Tree Menu Tree Instead of scrolling to locate a menu function, you can select a menu function faster by opening the menu and keying in the digit combination ('shortcut'). 5 4 1 Example: MENU Main menu With the telephone in idle status, press the display key MENU (open menu): Write Message Incoming 00+00...
  • Page 80 Base Set- Audio Settings tings (C 150 only) System PIN Base Reset Additional Fea- tures Voice Mail Set Key 1 C 150 only: Answer Machine Call Screening Announce- ments Message Set- tings Ring Delay 8-1-1 Loudspeaker Volume 8-1-2 Ringer Volume 8-1-3 Ringer Melody 8-1-3-1...
  • Page 81: Directory Key And Speed Dial List Key

    Menu Tree Directory key and speed dial list key Press the bottom half of the and press MENU to open the required list . The following menu functions are avail- able: New Entry Display Number Edit Entry Delete Entry Delete List Caller List/Answering Machine List Press .
  • Page 82: Index

    Index Access code pause ..... . Access protection ....Accessories .
  • Page 83 Index Connect to a PABX ....Consultation call (internal) Correcting wrong inputs Customer Care (Service) Customer service ....Date and time .
  • Page 84 Icon ..... . Idle status (display) ....Incoming message list (SMS) Internal consultation...
  • Page 85 Index PABX ......pause after access code set dialling mode ....set recall .
  • Page 86 activating/deactivating function an Telefonanlagen ... . . date and time ....delete ....delete draft message list delete incoming message list delete stored SMS...
  • Page 87 A3 1 0 0 8 - C1 5 0 - J 1 0 1 - 1 - 7 6 1 9 Issued by Information and Communication mobile Haidenauplatz 1 D-81667 Munich © Siemens AG 2003 All rights reserved. Subject to availability. Right of modification reserved. Printed in Germany (06/2003). Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

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